The man in the photo to the left isn't a Ranger in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. He's a Texas game warden, kitted out to check your deer tags or lead a paramilitary, kick-the-door-in assault on your tent. The militarization of every possible law enforcement entity in America is complete: Texas Park ... More >>
Uh-Oh. Hippie Liberal Elitism Alert. If you are a hippie liberal like me, do not, repeat, DO NOT read the story in today'sNew York Times about National Park Service plans for curbing visitation to Yosemite National Park. Reading of this story may cause serious damage to your democratic convictions a ... More >>
I guess we just need some big Texas schoolhouse shootouts before we'll know whether it's crazy to put guns on the hips of teachers. A story in The New York Times today reports that insurance companies are refusing to offer coverage to school districts in some states where teachers pack heat. Texas ... More >>
David Horowitz has made taunting college students a spectator sport. Sometimes he's actually right.
Shirley Ison-Newsome is a survivor. The longtime DISD administrator, currently assistant superintendent, has managed to stay afloat at the district even as administration after boss after boss, administration after administration, have sunk to the watery depths. That she has managed emerge unharmed ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will
Wow. I wonder how many other ancient mariners of the Dallas public school situation put down their daily newspapers this morning, nodded as I did, and thought to themselves, "So they're messing with Ison-Newsome." That's serious. It could mean somebody's smart. Or stupid. I'm leaning toward somebod ... More >>
Trinity River Project stories are The Dallas Morning News on mescaline. The city's only daily does so well with other coverage. But then they drop one of those Trinity River tabs, and the walls go to rubber. This morning The Dallas Morning News publishes a story saying the federal share of the Tr ... More >>
Two Texas brothers fall in the war on terrorone in combat, one by his own hand
An image of the Blessed Virgin on an Oak Cliff tree trunk proves one thing: Belief is in the eye of the beholder
Phil Haberman claims he fought with special forces in Iraq, but he's about as real as Rambo
A motorcycle accident cost Bill Rucker his leg, but that won't stop him from building-and riding-bikes
It's a mixed-up world, but not at Lola
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
Broken Silence (Def Jam)
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican
Baylor grad Keith Bishop played in three Superbowls. Ten years later, he's become a star again -- this time, by fighting Dallas drug dealers.
First person to call it "D2K" is gettin' firebombed
What's that scary ticking noise inside Dallas police headquarters?